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Re: [css3-selectors] Grouping

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 13:40:08 -0500
Message-ID: <4B477C08.5060602@mit.edu>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Nikita Popov <privat@ni-po.com>, news <news@terrainformatica.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 1/8/10 1:31 PM, Brad Kemper wrote:
> Well that's the way I thought of it, but it seems unusual to have a
> pseudo-class that only works with the universal selector (in the
> simple case, anyway, your attribute selector variation aside). With
> ':checked' and with others, authors are accustomed to attaching
> pseudo-classes to simple selectors.

Plenty of bare :hover use around.  And :root.  And :active.  And :focus. 
  And some :not.  And :lang, and :link, and :visited (in fact, :link and 
:visited are most commonly used with nothing else).  :target is also 
pretty commonly used on its own (insofar as it's used at all).

-Boris
Received on Friday, 8 January 2010 18:40:42 GMT

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